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2011-08-09 08:30:00

DETROIT, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. is serving as the platinum-level sponsor of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) 22nd Annual National Convention, held August 10-13, 2011, in Detroit. Hundreds of out-of-state visitors will be converging on the Motor City as this year's convention addresses the new landscape of journalism with a fresh array of hands-on workshops to teach multimedia skills, courses on leadership training, and a...

2011-06-10 18:09:00

NEW YORK, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented collaboration, 12 young journalists from the four major minority journalism organizations in the United States spent the week covering the United Nations High Level Meeting on AIDS. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110610/DC18212) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110310/DC62460LOGO) The meeting was attended by more than 3,000 delegates, including dozens of presidents and first ladies. The goal of...

2011-03-14 08:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNITY Journalists of Color, Inc., has established a new revenue-sharing plan for the 2012 convention and is committed to working on a new strategic plan to make our alliance stronger while also ensuring the sustainability of the organization's important mission. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110310/DC62460LOGO) The new revenue-sharing plan creates the potential for more revenue for each alliance partner: the Asian...

2011-03-10 09:02:00

MCLEAN, Va., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNITY Journalists of Color, Inc., has received a renewal grant from The Ford Foundation to continue implementing the New U: News Entrepreneurs Working through UNITY (New U) project. The foundation has made a two-year commitment to the project at $100,000 per year. This will enable the New U project to support the creative ideas of journalists of color who will participate in the 2.5-day "boot camp" scheduled for October 2011 in Las...

2010-12-08 11:38:00

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The president of UNITY: Journalists of Color calls on The Associated Press to reconsider abandoning its internship program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080723/UNITYLOGO) AP officials have confirmed that the news service's internship program will be eliminated as a part of an overall restructuring. While UNITY understands the financial challenges facing AP and all news organizations, we believe the news service can only...

2010-10-27 12:56:00

Elections held at fall board meeting MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joanna Hernandez, current vice president of UNITY: Journalists of Color, Inc. (UNITY), has been elected president of the organization. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/DC89900) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101027/DC89900) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080723/UNITYLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080723/UNITYLOGO) Ms. Hernandez was elected...

2010-10-05 15:27:00

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNITY Journalists of Color, Inc.'s New U: News Entrepreneurs Working through UNITY (New U) project announced today that its participants had reached the voting stage of the competitive program. Pending an online vote by their peers from all four UNITY alliance associations (AAJA, NABJ, NAHJ and NAJA), four participants will each receive $5,000 in seed money for their business. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080723/UNITYLOGO)...

2010-04-19 12:59:00

MCLEAN, Va., April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNITY Journalists of Color, Inc., has received a $100,000 grant from The Ford Foundation to implement a New U: News Entrepreneurs Working through UNITY (New U) project. The New U project will support the creative ideas of participating journalists of color through a series of two-day "boot camps" at each of the four summer 2010 UNITY alliance partners' conventions. In addition to offering training and one-on-one mentoring, the program will...

2010-04-15 18:43:00

MCLEAN, Va., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNITY Journalists of Color supports its colleagues in Ecuador and shares their concerns about a proposed new communications law being considered by the National Assembly. If approved, this law will affect press freedom and free speech by breaching Inter-American principles on the public's right to information. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080723/UNITYLOGO) UNITY urges the members of Ecuador's National Assembly to ensure that...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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